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Definition of Stealing

Stealing

  1. of Steal
  2. The act of taking feloniously the personal property of another without his consent and knowledge; theft; larceny.
  3. That which is stolen; stolen property; -- chiefly used in the plural.

Stealing Quotations

Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire's eye or on the ball.
James Patrick Murray

Desperation is like stealing from the Mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.
Douglas Horton

To love the one who loves you, To admire the one who admires you, In a word, to be the idol of one's idol, Is exceeding the limit of human joy; It is stealing fire from heaven.
Delphine de Girardin

It was around the summer of 1982 when the drug problem really impacted. It became a lifestyle rather than a recreation. When you start lying and stealing, you cannot con yourself you're in control any more.
Irvine Welsh

Stealing is stealing. I don't care if it's on the Internet or you're breaking into a warehouse somewhere - it's theft.
Patrick Leahy
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Stealing Translations

stealing in German is entwendend, stehlend
stealing in Spanish is hurto